The World Speed Sailing Record Council has announced the establishment of a new World Record. Paul Larsen of Australia and Vestas Sailrocket 2 have set the new Outright World and World 'B' Division Speed Sailing Record.
Beach shot, nautical mile - Vestas Sailrocket 2
Record: Outright World and World 'B' Division Speed Sailing Record
Venue: Walvis Bay. Namibia.
Name: Paul Larsen. AUS.
Equipment: Vestas SailRocket 2. Inclined rig Hydrofoil Proa.
Date: 24th November 2012. @ 13.32 hrs
Course length: 500 metres
Elapsed time: 14.85 secs
Speed: 65.45 kts
Comments: Previous Outright and 'B' Division Record: 2012. Vestas SailRocket 2. Paul Larsen AUS. Walvis Bay NAM. 59.37 kts
World Speed Sailing Record Council website
Vestas Sailrocket website